For this portion of the portfolio you are going to choose two (2) folks who embody feminist and womanist principles in their work and cultural contributions.

Overview:
There are some many important herstorical/historical moments and movements. However, there would be no herstory or history without the people who actually make said moments.
Things to Do:
DO feel free to choose a woman, man, or a non-gender conforming person who embodies feminist and womanist principles. You don’t have to be a woman to be either a feminist or a womanist. Please note your influencer can be living or dead.
DO your research! You are going to have to spend significant time getting to know the work of your influencer. Look at blogs, biographies, journal articles and documentaries to gather an accurate assessment of their connection to feminism or womanism.
Requirements:
For this portion of the portfolio you are going to choose two (2) folks who embody feminist and womanist principles in their work and cultural contributions.
INFLUENCER PAPER
Your first influencer should be someone from your desired career field. You are to write (2) pages that summarize at least three (3) accomplishments from your influencer that embody feminist or womanist principles. Make sure you always connect how their contributions link to your desired field. Finally, what are (2) lessons that a contemporary generation can learn from your influencer.
1. Paper shows specific and particular knowledge of the influencer, their contributions, and the sociohistorical context of which s/he or they emerged. (50 pts).
2. Student defines feminism/womanist principles and directly links them to contributions of their influencer. (15 pts)
3. Student directly expresses and connects why the influencer is important figure in their field and their admired field. (15 pts)
4. Student gives two original thoughts regarding the lessons learned from the influencer for contemporary generations.(10 pts)
5. Student uses critical language, complete sentences, and has clearly proofread and presented a final, polished draft. (10 pts)
TOTAL: 100 pts

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